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Re: Remote svndump

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-04 23:03:36 CEST

On Jun 3, 2007, at 12:29, Pavan Balaji wrote:

> I have an SVN repository setup on a remote server to which I don't
> have
> shell access, but can access the repository through apache webdav.
> I want
> to backup my projects from the repository (in case the server fails).
> However, it looks like svndump can only be used locally, and not
> remotely
> (from my understanding it doesn't do any authentication and hence
> needs
> to be on the local server).
> My question -- is there anyway I can remotely create a backup of the
> repository through webdav (including the history, of course), so
> that I
> can recreate the entire repository, exactly as it was, at any later
> time?

Well, the last time I answered "no" to this question, someone pointed
out that as of Subversion 1.4 there's the new svnsync service. So
presumably you can set up a local mirror of the remote repository
using svnsync, and then you can "svnadmin dump" your mirror.

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